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Thursday, June 23, 2011


I just wanted to make an announcement to all the readers of My Overstuffed Bookshelf.

Recently their was a death in my family.  It has been a hard and stressful time these last few days.  As the family gets things settled, plus dealing with the children being home for summer vacation, I ask my readers to be patient with me on review posts for a few days.

The reviews will be slow going for a few days, but I will try my best to get things going again once the routine around my house has calmed down.  Hopefully this will only take a few days, but be prepared for the posts to be maybe one a day instead of a few I usually do.  I have a ton of reviews to post, and after not being able to get Windows Live Writer to work on my computer, I am doing them the old fashioned way.

I hope you all will stick around a few more days until things settle down on my end.  Thank you to everyone who has continued to stay and read my blog! I appreciate each and every one of my followers and friends!


Blogger fredamans said...

Sending my deepest condolences and biggest (((HUGS)))

June 23, 2011 at 8:16 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

So sorry to hear. Take your time getting things settled. We all know that real life and family comes first!

June 23, 2011 at 8:20 AM  
Blogger Maria D. said...

Sorry about your loss. Family comes first! Take care of what you need to do - no rush:)

June 23, 2011 at 8:20 AM  
Blogger Miranda Hardy said...

I'm sorry for your loss as well. Hope things become better soon.

June 23, 2011 at 8:22 AM  
Blogger Bookish Brunette said...

You alright babe? Let me know if I can do anything! I love you.

June 23, 2011 at 8:27 AM  
Blogger Marta said...

My condolences to you. Your family comes first and everything else can wait.

June 23, 2011 at 9:01 AM  
Blogger Anna said...

You and your family are in my thoughts. (((Hugs)))

June 23, 2011 at 9:04 AM  
Blogger Michelle (Red Headed Book Child) said...

So sorry for your loss.

June 23, 2011 at 9:07 AM  
Blogger Sally Bibrary said...

My deepest condolences, hon. You do what you need to do, and take care of the family - we'll still be here when things get better. :)

June 23, 2011 at 9:16 AM  
Blogger ChrisS said...

So sorry to hear this. My condolences to you and your family.

June 23, 2011 at 9:22 AM  
Blogger Sumaiyyah said...

I've only followed your blog yesterday, but I'm deeply sorry for your loss... My condolences...

June 23, 2011 at 9:27 AM  
Blogger Shelagh said...

I'm sorry to hear about your loss Amy - you look after yourself and your family and we'll all be here when you feel up to returning.

June 23, 2011 at 12:10 PM  
Blogger barmybex said...

Sorry for your loss, keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.
I and I'm sure all your followers will wait for you, take your time.

June 23, 2011 at 2:21 PM  
Blogger Grace at Feeding My Book Addiction said...

I'm so sorry for your loss. *hugs*

Grace at Feeding My Book Addiction

June 23, 2011 at 3:28 PM  
Blogger Barbara E. said...

My condolences on the loss of your family member. Take the time you need and I'll be here when you return.

June 23, 2011 at 4:05 PM  
Blogger Belle said...

So sorry for your loss. You should take as much time out as you need xx

June 23, 2011 at 6:21 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My deepest sympathies go to you and your family. I'm sorry for your loss.

June 23, 2011 at 8:24 PM  
Blogger sustahl said...

I am sorry for your loss. I am sure that no one would mind taking some bereavement days. It just shows your caring character that you are worried about other people during your time of mourning

June 23, 2011 at 10:17 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So sorry for your loss. :-(

June 24, 2011 at 6:00 AM  
Blogger MMAR said...

I am also sorry to hear of your loss!! Don't even worry about us ~ I don't think any of us are going anywhere! We love your site and your reviews!! I hope that you all will find some comfort in happy memories!!

June 24, 2011 at 9:45 AM  
Blogger Kara_Malinczak said...

Of course I will stick around. My sympathies to your family. :(

June 24, 2011 at 2:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You are strong and you will know that all of us are here to support you during your trail. I ask God to bless you and keep you all in the "palm of His hands" - I envision your loss as now an ANGEL. Jackie

June 24, 2011 at 11:32 PM  
Blogger Lauren B said...

I too am sorry for your loss. Losing a loved one is extremely difficult.
Thinking of you.

June 25, 2011 at 2:11 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sorry to hear your bad news. Take as long as you need to get things sorted. Life and family is more important than blogging!

June 25, 2011 at 5:33 AM  
Blogger The Romance Girl said...

Take your time! Posting can be the last thing on your priorities list- we'll still be here. I'm so sorry for your loss.

June 25, 2011 at 8:13 PM  
Blogger Tory Richards said...

You're in my heart and prayers, Amy. So very sorry to hear about the loss in your family.


June 26, 2011 at 10:49 AM  

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